Go to Top

December 2018

Australia passes cyber snooping laws with global implications

Australia Thursday passed controversial laws allowing spies and police to snoop on the encrypted communications of suspected terrorists and criminals, as experts warned the “unprecedented powers” had far-reaching implications for global cybersecurity. There has been extensive debate about the laws and their reach beyond Australia’s shores in what is seen as the latest salvo between global governments and tech firms over national security and privacy. Under the legislation, Canberra can …Read More

cryptovision to Exhibit at Border Management and Identity Conference in Bangkok

The Border Management and Identity Conference (BMIC) at Bangkok, Thailand, is a must-attend for all involved in border affaires. This year’s edition of this biennial event will take place from December 11-13, 2018. Like in the years before, the BMIC will present next generation border management solutions in a large exhibition and an accompanying conference. cryptovision will be featured in the BMIC with a booth (number B7), showcasing its cutting …Read More

IT-systems of European companies invite hackers

The history of spectacular hacker attacks has a notable new chapter: The hotel chain Marriott recently had to admit that hackers successfully attacked the guest database of their subsidiary Starwood. The perpetrators stole personal data such as birth dates, addresses, passport numbers and even credit card information from 327 million guests. The attackers had been active since 2014 and were only discovered at the beginning of November 2018. The Marriott …Read More